Is PiSS Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Associated with Disease?

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McGee, Dawn; Schwarz, Laura; McClure, Rebecca; Peterka, Lauren; Rouhani, Farshid; Brantly, Mark; Strange, Charlie;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Pulmonary Medicine,volume 2,010 (issn: 2090-1836, eissn: 2090-1844)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3099463, doi: 10.1155/2010/570679
  • Subject: Research Article | Diseases of the respiratory system | RC705-779 | Article Subject

Background. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAT) is an inherited condition that predisposes to lung and/or liver disease. Objective. The current study examined the clinical features of the PiSS genotype. Methods. Nineteen study participants (PiSS) and 29 matched control... View more
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